A joint expedition from German states is made against Munster (49 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Several German states rally together to assemble a joint military expedition against the city of M√ľnster, which is currently under the control of a radical Anabaptist government that has instituted a communal theocracy. Hessian troops lay siege to the city, finally forcing it to submit on 24th June.

Citation:
Editors. "A joint expedition from German states is made against Munster". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14540, accessed 05 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: Germany and Central Europe